Willingness to use videohealth increased during pandemic
Nov 08, 2022
The increase was especially pronounced for Black adults and adults with lower educational attainment.
Worsening BP outcomes seen in HTN patients during pandemic
Nov 03, 2022
Systolic and diastolic blood pressure increased by 1.79 and 1.30 mm Hg, respectively, during the pandemic versus the prepandemic period.
Emergency department telehealth follow-up may increase subsequent healthcare utilization
Oct 26, 2022
Those with telehealth follow-up had more repeat emergency department visits and hospital admissions than those having in-person follow-up.
Thirty-seven percent of adults used telemedicine in 2021
Oct 13, 2022
An increase in telemedicine use seen with age; use was higher for women than men and for non-Hispanic white and AI/AN adults.
Provider shares ‘telewellness playbook’ to address resident mental health
Aug 26, 2022
As resident mental health and well-being top the list of challenges for affordable senior housing providers, one operator is sharing its playbook on a successful telewellness program.
Leverage payment integrity solutions to ensure proper billing of telehealth services
Jul 07, 2022
Don’t be surprised if the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services continues the COVID-19 public health emergency in mid-July, based on what government officials have said. If it ends, however, the...
Older adults less likely than younger ones to want to use telehealth after pandemic but still want it...
Lois A. Bowers
Jul 06, 2022
Older adults are less likely than younger adults to continue using virtual medical services, grocery delivery services or curbside pick-up after the pandemic ends, according to the results of a poll by...
Barriers prevent independent living residents from realizing full benefits of telemedicine: study
May 18, 2022
Perceived limitations to video visits, new technology learning curves and a preference for in-person care create substantial barriers to independent living residents connecting to care providers through...
Telemedicine partnership helps treat residents in place, reduce staff burnout
Apr 06, 2022
A telemedicine partnership is helping one senior living provider treat residents in place and reduce staff member burnout.
AMA poll: Most physicians continuing to use telehealth
Mar 28, 2022
Most users (93%) are conducting live, interactive video visits with patients, whereas 69% are conducting audio-only visits.